Wayne has 26 years of financial acumen, operational controls, sales leadership and system implementations. He has served in the Big Four Accounting and held both Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operational Officer roles in financial services and automotive industries. He has led in both startup companies and as CFO in companies that have grown from $50 million to almost $200 million in revenues and all the while ensuring adequate capital to handle the growth.
Wayne’s core passions relate to customers and taking great care of them. Both external and internal customers are all important and critical to the success of a company. He enjoys engaging in these relationships and creating win-win opportunities. He also believes doing the “right thing” with customers will pay off in the long run.
Wayne’s experiences include working with owners and executives across all business lines to ensure financial integrity and operational ethics. He has successfully staffed and managed both small and large accounting groups, built strategic plans, forecasting and financial reporting. He has created and maintained strong relationships with banks and vendors to ensure best pricing and leveraging, enabling the growth of businesses.
Wayne enjoys getting into the details and yet grasps the big picture to ensure that the company is headed in the right direction. He is a firm believer in using analytics to identify challenging areas and solving them through group buy-in and moving forward to reach profitability.
Wayne is a CPA and received his BSBA in Accounting from The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.